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Sao Tome and Principe Demographic and Health Survey 2008-2009

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
São Tomé e Príncipe Inquérito Demográfico e Sanitário 2008-2009
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2008 - 01/2009
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Sao Tome and Principe Demographic and Health Survey 2008-2009 is part of phase 5 of the Demographic and Health Survey Series (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics commonly covered in DHS include education, health, nutrition, family planning, and household characteristics.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Absenteeism, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Cholesterol, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Counseling, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Dietary protein, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Fruits and vegetables, Gonococcal infections, Gynecology, HIV and AIDS, Health aid, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Nausea, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Pain, Parental survival, Parents, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of death, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Poverty, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Syphilis, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever, Zinc
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
ICF Macro, Ministry of Health (Sao Tome and Principe), National Institute of Statistics (Sao Tome and Principe). Sao Tome and Principe Demographic and Health Survey 2008-2009. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.